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We offer many community education seminars, workshops, support groups, screenings and more so you can live a healthier life.

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Jan 28, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

This month's topic is Maintaining Motivation. We offer a free monthly support group meeting for people who have had any type of weight loss surgery.

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Jan 28, 2020

Parent and Child: Play and Learn Group

Our Play and Learn group helps families meet other parents and children age birth to 5 and offers early learning activities to help children develop school readiness skills prior to entering kindergarten. The program includes story time, craft activities and free play. Held every Tuesday of the month, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. This FREE group is funded by a Quality Enhancement grant from the Bristol School Readiness Council. 

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Jan 30, 2020

YMCA Quarterly Senior Luncheon: Featuring Orthopedics Dr. Rubins

Let's Get Together! Attend a luncheon at the Southington YMCA for a talk with Orthopedic surgeon Dr. David Rubins.

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Feb 04, 2020

Parent and Child: Development and Discipline Series

The Child Development and Discipline Series is held the first Tuesday of every month will discuss why it is important to stay in touch with your elementary school-age child’s thoughts and feelings, and teach positive parenting techniques that encourage children to talk as well as to listen. This workshop will include information on proper nutrition, setting limits and disciplining school-aged children. 

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Feb 05, 2020

Maternity: Breastfeeding Workshop

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Feb 08, 2020

Maternity: Childbirth Express 1 Day

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Feb 12, 2020

Parent and Child: Support and Parent Survival Group

Parents of children with challenging behaviors are invited to attend this free group. This ongoing group will provide an opportunity for parents of “difficult” children to share their experiences coping with life while raising kids with challenging behaviors. The group will provide the opportunity for parents to come together to gain knowledge, education and support while developing new skills to deal with their child’s behaviors.

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Feb 13, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life. Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible.

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Feb 16, 2020

Maternity: Birthing Center Tour

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Feb 18, 2020

Parent and Child: Continued Learning

This month's topic is Learning Through Play. Stay and share lunch while we learn about successful tips to prepare us for kindergarten and beyond! This series is FREE to Bristol Families thanks to Quality Enhancement funding from the Bristol School Readiness Council. 

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Feb 18, 2020

Dementia: Basics of Dementia

Learn about the different types of Dementias and tests to help diagnose this.

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Feb 20, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life. Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible.

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Feb 25, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

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Feb 25, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

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Feb 25, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

This month's topic is Meal Planning and Portion Control. We offer a free monthly support group meeting for people who have had any type of weight loss surgery.

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Mar 03, 2020

Parent and Child: Communicating with Your Child

Learn how to stay in touch with your child’s thoughts and feelings. This workshop will discuss ways to communicate with your child without arguing, while avoiding defensiveness, defusing hostility and encouraging honesty.

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Mar 05, 2020

Maternity: I'm Going to be a Big Brother or Sister!

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Mar 10, 2020

Maternity: New Baby Care Class

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Mar 10, 2020

Parent and Child: Disciplining Your Child

This series will include information concerning setting limits and disciplining your child.

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Mar 12, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life. Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible.

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Mar 17, 2020

Parent and Child: Raising a Responsible Child

We will discuss teaching children to think before they act (responsibility), accept accountability for their mistakes and to work together with other people (cooperation). Children often test limitations, so it is important to establish direction with children by assigning chores and helping them realize their actions have consequences. A discussion of routines and structure to encourage desirable behavior will also be reviewed. 

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Mar 17, 2020

Parent and Child: Continued Learning

This month's topic is Helping to Develop Coping Skills. Stay and share lunch while we learn about successful tips to prepare us for kindergarten and beyond! This series is FREE to Bristol Families thanks to Quality Enhancement funding from the Bristol School Readiness Council.

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Mar 19, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life. Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible.

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Mar 22, 2020

Maternity: Birthing Center Tour

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Mar 24, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

This month's topic is Keys to Succcess. We offer a free monthly support group meeting for people who have had any type of weight loss surgery.

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Mar 24, 2020

Dementia: Medications to Give and to Avoid in Dementia

Learn about the risks and benefits of current treatments available and what medications to avoid in patients with dementia.

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Mar 24, 2020

Parent and Child:Children, Self-Esteem and Emotions

This workshop discusses the importance of self-esteem and how parents can foster positive self-worth in their child. We will also focus on common causes of childhood frustration, and the impact of a child’s emotional, social and intellectual development on the ability to manage emotions. Together we will brainstorm strategies to help your child learn to express themselves in more socially appropriate ways.

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Mar 28, 2020

Maternity: Childbirth Express 1 Day

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Apr 08, 2020

Maternity: Breastfeeding Workshop

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Apr 09, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

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Apr 16, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

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Apr 19, 2020

Maternity: Birthing Center Tour

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Apr 21, 2020

Parent and Child: Continued Learning

This month's topic is Setting Limits. Stay and share lunch while we learn about successful tips to prepare us for kindergarten and beyond! This series is FREE to Bristol Families thanks to Quality Enhancement funding from the Bristol School Readiness Council.

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Apr 23, 2020

Dementia - What to Expect so you can Plan in Advance

Learn about time line of disease progression, what to expect when you are dealing with a diagnosis of dementia and ways to plan in advance to avoid catastrophic events.

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May 05, 2020

Maternity: New Baby Care Class

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May 13, 2020

Maternity: Birthing Skills - Prepared Childbirth

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May 14, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

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May 17, 2020

Maternity: Birthing Center Tour

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May 19, 2020

Care for the Caregiver

Learn the importance of caring for yourself as a caregiver, how to prioritize your needs (social, emotional, physical), and tips on dealing with some of the behavioral challenges you may face day to day.

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May 19, 2020

Parent and Child: Continued Learning

This month's topic is Kindergarten Preparations. Stay and share lunch while we learn about successful tips to prepare us for kindergarten and beyond! This series is FREE to Bristol Families thanks to Quality Enhancement funding from the Bristol School Readiness Council.

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May 21, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

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Jun 04, 2020

Maternity: I'm Going to be a Big Brother or Sister!

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Jun 10, 2020

Maternity: Breastfeeding Workshop

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Jun 11, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

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Jun 16, 2020

Parent and Child: Continued Learning

This month's topic is Transitions to Summer. Stay and share lunch while we learn about successful tips to prepare us for kindergarten and beyond! This series is FREE to Bristol Families thanks to Quality Enhancement funding from the Bristol School Readiness Council.

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Jun 18, 2020

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

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Jun 23, 2020

Dementia Friendly Bristol

Join the campaign to help make Bristol Dementia Friendly

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Jun 27, 2020

Maternity: Childbirth Express 1 Day

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Jun 28, 2020

Maternity: Birthing Center Tour

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Jul 21, 2020

Brain Function Exercises - How and What to Do

Learn about ways to stimulate your brain through a variety of activities to do during your day-to-day life.

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Oct 22, 2020

Dementia: Dealing with depression, anxiety & difficult behaviors in patients with dementia

Attend an interactive discussion of methods to recognize and cope with mood disorders and behavioral problems for patients with dementia.

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Dementia: Dealing with depression, anxiety & difficult behaviors in patients with dementia

October 22, 2020

Attend an interactive discussion of methods to recognize and cope with mood disorders and behavioral problems for patients with dementia.

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Brain Function Exercises - How and What to Do

July 21, 2020

Learn about ways to stimulate your brain through a variety of activities to do during your day-to-day life.

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Maternity: Birthing Center Tour

June 28, 2020

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Maternity: Childbirth Express 1 Day

June 27, 2020

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Dementia Friendly Bristol

June 23, 2020

Join the campaign to help make Bristol Dementia Friendly

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

June 23, 2020

This month's topic is Getting Back to Basics. We offer a free monthly support group meeting for people who have had any type of weight loss surgery.

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

June 18, 2020

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

Read More

Parent and Child: Continued Learning

June 16, 2020

This month's topic is Transitions to Summer. Stay and share lunch while we learn about successful tips to prepare us for kindergarten and beyond! This series is FREE to Bristol Families thanks to Quality Enhancement funding from the Bristol School Readiness Council.

Read More

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

June 11, 2020

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

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Maternity: Breastfeeding Workshop

June 10, 2020

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Maternity: I'm Going to be a Big Brother or Sister!

June 04, 2020

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

May 26, 2020

This month's topic is The Role of Exercise in your Weight Loss Journey. We offer a free monthly support group meeting for people who have had any type of weight loss surgery.

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

May 21, 2020

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

Read More

Care for the Caregiver

May 19, 2020

Learn the importance of caring for yourself as a caregiver, how to prioritize your needs (social, emotional, physical), and tips on dealing with some of the behavioral challenges you may face day to day.

Read More

Parent and Child: Continued Learning

May 19, 2020

This month's topic is Kindergarten Preparations. Stay and share lunch while we learn about successful tips to prepare us for kindergarten and beyond! This series is FREE to Bristol Families thanks to Quality Enhancement funding from the Bristol School Readiness Council.

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Maternity: Birthing Center Tour

May 17, 2020

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

May 14, 2020

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

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Maternity: Birthing Skills - Prepared Childbirth

May 13, 2020

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Maternity: New Baby Care Class

May 05, 2020

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

April 28, 2020

This month's topic is Goal Setting. We offer a free monthly support group meeting for people who have had any type of weight loss surgery.

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Dementia - What to Expect so you can Plan in Advance

April 23, 2020

Learn about time line of disease progression, what to expect when you are dealing with a diagnosis of dementia and ways to plan in advance to avoid catastrophic events.

Read More

Parent and Child: Continued Learning

April 21, 2020

This month's topic is Setting Limits. Stay and share lunch while we learn about successful tips to prepare us for kindergarten and beyond! This series is FREE to Bristol Families thanks to Quality Enhancement funding from the Bristol School Readiness Council.

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Maternity: Birthing Center Tour

April 19, 2020

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

April 16, 2020

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

Read More

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

April 09, 2020

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life.  Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible. 

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Maternity: Breastfeeding Workshop

April 08, 2020

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Maternity: Childbirth Express 1 Day

March 28, 2020

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Dementia: Medications to Give and to Avoid in Dementia

March 24, 2020

Learn about the risks and benefits of current treatments available and what medications to avoid in patients with dementia.

Read More

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

March 24, 2020

This month's topic is Keys to Succcess. We offer a free monthly support group meeting for people who have had any type of weight loss surgery.

Read More

Parent and Child:Children, Self-Esteem and Emotions

March 24, 2020

This workshop discusses the importance of self-esteem and how parents can foster positive self-worth in their child. We will also focus on common causes of childhood frustration, and the impact of a child’s emotional, social and intellectual development on the ability to manage emotions. Together we will brainstorm strategies to help your child learn to express themselves in more socially appropriate ways.

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Maternity: Birthing Center Tour

March 22, 2020

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

March 19, 2020

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life. Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible.

Read More

Parent and Child: Raising a Responsible Child

March 17, 2020

We will discuss teaching children to think before they act (responsibility), accept accountability for their mistakes and to work together with other people (cooperation). Children often test limitations, so it is important to establish direction with children by assigning chores and helping them realize their actions have consequences. A discussion of routines and structure to encourage desirable behavior will also be reviewed. 

Read More

Parent and Child: Continued Learning

March 17, 2020

This month's topic is Helping to Develop Coping Skills. Stay and share lunch while we learn about successful tips to prepare us for kindergarten and beyond! This series is FREE to Bristol Families thanks to Quality Enhancement funding from the Bristol School Readiness Council.

Read More

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

March 12, 2020

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life. Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible.

Read More

Maternity: New Baby Care Class

March 10, 2020

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Parent and Child: Disciplining Your Child

March 10, 2020

This series will include information concerning setting limits and disciplining your child.

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Maternity: I'm Going to be a Big Brother or Sister!

March 05, 2020

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Parent and Child: Communicating with Your Child

March 03, 2020

Learn how to stay in touch with your child’s thoughts and feelings. This workshop will discuss ways to communicate with your child without arguing, while avoiding defensiveness, defusing hostility and encouraging honesty.

Read More

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

February 25, 2020

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

February 25, 2020

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

February 25, 2020

This month's topic is Meal Planning and Portion Control. We offer a free monthly support group meeting for people who have had any type of weight loss surgery.

Read More

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

February 20, 2020

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life. Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible.

Read More

Dementia: Basics of Dementia

February 18, 2020

Learn about the different types of Dementias and tests to help diagnose this.

Read More

Parent and Child: Continued Learning

February 18, 2020

This month's topic is Learning Through Play. Stay and share lunch while we learn about successful tips to prepare us for kindergarten and beyond! This series is FREE to Bristol Families thanks to Quality Enhancement funding from the Bristol School Readiness Council. 

Read More

Maternity: Birthing Center Tour

February 16, 2020

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Seminar

February 13, 2020

Join us for a free online weight loss surgery informational seminar to learn more about a decision that could change your life. Hear from our team who will explain the steps involved in determining if you are eligible.

Read More

Parent and Child: Support and Parent Survival Group

February 12, 2020

Parents of children with challenging behaviors are invited to attend this free group. This ongoing group will provide an opportunity for parents of “difficult” children to share their experiences coping with life while raising kids with challenging behaviors. The group will provide the opportunity for parents to come together to gain knowledge, education and support while developing new skills to deal with their child’s behaviors.

Read More

Maternity: Childbirth Express 1 Day

February 08, 2020

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Maternity: Breastfeeding Workshop

February 05, 2020

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Parent and Child: Development and Discipline Series

February 04, 2020

The Child Development and Discipline Series is held the first Tuesday of every month will discuss why it is important to stay in touch with your elementary school-age child’s thoughts and feelings, and teach positive parenting techniques that encourage children to talk as well as to listen. This workshop will include information on proper nutrition, setting limits and disciplining school-aged children. 

Read More

YMCA Quarterly Senior Luncheon: Featuring Orthopedics Dr. Rubins

January 30, 2020

Let's Get Together! Attend a luncheon at the Southington YMCA for a talk with Orthopedic surgeon Dr. David Rubins.

Read More

Parent and Child: Play and Learn Group

January 28, 2020

Our Play and Learn group helps families meet other parents and children age birth to 5 and offers early learning activities to help children develop school readiness skills prior to entering kindergarten. The program includes story time, craft activities and free play. Held every Tuesday of the month, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. This FREE group is funded by a Quality Enhancement grant from the Bristol School Readiness Council. 

Read More

Free Weight Loss Surgery Program Support Group

January 28, 2020

This month's topic is Maintaining Motivation. We offer a free monthly support group meeting for people who have had any type of weight loss surgery.

Read More